Oxidative Deamination of α-Aminophosphonates and Amines by Zinc Dichromate Trihydrate (ZnCr2O7 • 3 H2O) under Solvent-Free Conditions at Room Temperature
Sara Sobhani*, Mahdi Faal Maleki
*Department of Chemistry, College of Sciences, Birjand University, Birjand 414, Iran, Email: ssobhanibirjand.ac.ir
S. Sobhani, M. F. Maleki, Synlett, 2010, 382-386.
A rapid and efficient oxidative deamination of various α-aminophosphonates allows the synthesis of α-ketophosphonates using ZnCr2O7 • 3 H2O under solvent-free conditions at room temperature. This method is also applicable to the rapid and highly selective oxidation of various amines to aldehydes and ketones in very good yields.
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